Re: Help Quick!

From:Barry Rittman <>

Malarial pigment is
soluble in dilute alkalis
negative for lipid staining
negative for iron staining
negative for argentaffin
Humason (5th edition p 226) describes this pigment as having the same properties
as formalin pigment.
Gridely method for removal
bleach slides from water for 5 mins in
50 ml acetone
50 ml 3% hydrogen peroxide
1 ml. of 28-29% ammonia (concentrated)

"Weems, Joyce" wrote:

> I need to determine malarial pigment in a liver bx. What is the best method?
> ASAP, please!
> TIA, j
> Joyce Weems
> Pathology Manager
> Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atla

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